Once a niche, it’s no secret that the clean beauty movement has gone mainstream. Although the latest buzzwords – natural, vegan, organic, sustainable – are rapidly gaining momentum, the beauty industry is still far from perfect when it comes to preserving our planet. But our buying habits, particularly for our top shelf, have the power … Continue reading Eco glow-up: 6 clean, cruelty-free beauty products you need right now from S T R L ?
With the clocks going forward, we’re relishing a lovely little spell of sunshine and cheer. How, then, to prep the face for balmy days ahead that bring with them the promise of budding flowers, bare shoulders, linen dresses and barely-there sandals? From preventive skincare, high-powered serums, golden highlighters and luxuriously creamy eyeshadows to a born-again … Continue reading Spring fresh: 12 lust-worthy products to give yourself a beauty overhaul
Luxury beauty destination, ARC has opened its first flagship store in Sandton City – and yes, OMG, it’s what most beauty junkies believe the afterlife will look like. The hallowed halls of beauty heaven are our new happy place; where we go to find inner peace, calm … and about a million new skin potions, … Continue reading 3 tips for shopping at the brand-new ARC Store
Pass the face masks! You know the drill. As the evenings get darker and pandemic-related curfews loom – with work, family and social media on repeat – the only plausible solution is a little you-time and an I-need-this-to-feel-good purchase. While there’s no magic bullet to avoiding stress completely, blocking out some dedicated moments in your … Continue reading Brilliant beauty treats for the ultimate self-care month
A new season calls for a fresh set of beauty products, especially when that season is spring. From mix and match scents to a moisturiser that’s a non-invasive alternative to Botox, these are the brand-spanking-new products that are bringing us pure joy right now. We can’t and won’t shut up about them – grab them … Continue reading What’s new on our editor’s beauty desk this spring
If you’re anything like us, you like long, romantic walks down the make-up aisle. And in that case, you’ll instantly fall in love with Metropolitain Cosmetics, where you’ll find a super-impressive range of imported make-up, skincare and fragrances. With stores in Sandton City, Hyde Park Corner and Melrose Arch, this beauty joint is a cult … Continue reading Wake up and make-up at Metropolitain Cosmetics